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Complainant Name:
Mr Ronald Baird

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun


Mr Ronald Baird complained to the Press Complaints Commissions that the article had breached Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

The complainant was reported as having been sentenced to four years imprisonment for having incited underage girls to engage in sexual activity. He complained that the article had reported aspects of this offence in a way that had misled readers.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the online article.

Date Published: 17/05/2012

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